author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

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Remembering on Infant Loss Awareness Day

Remembering on Infant Loss Awareness Day

My mom gave me a stuffed animal monkey when we found out we were pregnant with our first baby. A few weeks later I would hold this little monkey as we lost our first baby, thinking of all the things we’d never get to experience. […]

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Miscarriage: What to Say?

In our miscarriage story, I shared how I felt lonely and that few people spoke with me about it. It was painful. At times it made me feel that my family and friends didn’t care. As I began to let go of my bitterness, I stopped […]

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Motherhood & Spiritual Disciplines

Motherhood & Spiritual Disciplines

This is how most mornings look around here. Some time between 6:30am and 7am I’m joined by at least one or two kids (this morning all four jumped in bed). I read my Bible between snuggles, baby dolls, blankets, often Legos, breakfast requests (Can I […]

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Advent Resources for Families

Advent Resources for Families

If you know me, then you know Advent is one of my favorite times of year and I will talk your ear off about how great Advent is. I feel deeply that advent calls to the heart of a sojourner. The longing, the hopeful expectation, […]

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Traveling from Risk to Grief to Bitter to Good

***FYI: I wrote this 6-8 years ago, it’s a reflection of my first miscarriage in 2007 and the months that followed. It’s unedited in places, a bit raw and TMI, but real nonetheless.*** A Risky Business We weren’t planning on getting pregnant. At least not […]

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